Philippines declared an independent republic (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.3: Philippine Writing and Culture.

Context

On 4 February 1899, Filipino insurgents, unable to get recognition of independence from the U.S., launched a guerrilla war. Their leader, Emilio Aguinaldo, was captured on 23 May 1901. The Philippine Insurrection ended in 1902.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Philippines declared an independent republic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5451, accessed 05 December 2016.]